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Learner Reviews & Feedback for Guitar for Beginners by Berklee College of Music

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About the Course

Grasp the essentials needed to begin playing acoustic or electric guitar. You'll learn an easy approach to get you playing quickly, through a combination of exploring the instrument, performance technique, and basic music theory. For students who have long thought about picking up the acoustic or electric guitar, this course will provide an easy-access foundation that will get you playing. When first learning guitar, it is important to have the material presented in stages, in an enjoyable way that allows you to grasp the basics of the instrument and music. The course begins simply with the parts of the guitar, the names of the strings, tuning, and technique—whether finger-style or pick. It then explores the basics of music theory with such topics as scales, triads, power chords, and fingering and shapes. At the end of this course, students will understand the structure, parts, and accessories of the instrument, in addition to an understanding of its basic maintenance. Electric guitar players will learn the operation of their instrument along with basic options for amplification, effect pedals, and sounds. Students will also learn to develop correct technique and apply theory concepts to their playing. They will have the foundational knowledge necessary to pursue most intermediate guitar courses....

Top reviews


Sep 11, 2020

If you want to learn guitar no matter which guitar you want to learn acoustic or electric if you are a beginner then quickly join this course it will really help you to upgrade your skills in guitar.


Apr 4, 2020

This course was a brilliant experience. My special thanks to Thadeus Hoggart for his patient and well organized course. Highly recommended for all those who are planning to start playing the Guitar.

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By Edwin G

Nov 17, 2015

very complete

By Michał W

Oct 14, 2015

Great course!

By Luis C P D l R

Aug 19, 2015

Great course!

By Iris R J P

Apr 19, 2020

good course!

By Giulio L V

Apr 8, 2019

Very Good...

By Khalil R

Jul 20, 2017

Just amazing

By Yash

Jun 9, 2017

Great Course

By Gracie A

Mar 18, 2017

Great course

By Wesley W

Nov 4, 2015



Sep 21, 2015

muy completo

By 王可迪

Aug 12, 2021

nice course


May 29, 2020

Good course

By Gilles T O M K

Dec 28, 2019

Very good !

By Nikhil K S

Jul 25, 2016

Aswm course

By Shwetank S

Feb 7, 2016

Best Course

By Soham S

Nov 14, 2015

epic course

By gaia k

Sep 1, 2021

i loved it

By Gerardo E

Apr 15, 2021


By Constantinos Z

May 29, 2019

Very good.

By Roberval T

Mar 11, 2018

Very Nice!

By 丘星新

Oct 28, 2017

Very good!

By Stanley W

Aug 8, 2016

Great job.

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